This session covers:

  • What career opportunities are there in International Relations?
  • What should students interested in International Relations careers do to enhance their employability during their university studies?
  • How are the knowledge and skills gained from your studies applicable to International Relations careers?

From 5 - 5:30pm (AEST), we will have networking opportunity where everyone will be split into breakout rooms with disucssion prompts. 

Through your booking and in the session, you will have the opportunity to ask questions to leading industry professionals working in relevant roles and hear their experiences, stories and advice.

Date: Thursday 24 March
Time: 4:00pm-5:30pm (AEST)
Online: Online via Zoom

Meet our panel

Stephanie Wan, Associate Director, KPMG Australia
Stephanie Wan describes herself as a strategic and results-driven global partnerships expert in the aerospace / tech sector. Channelling her excitement of aerospace, space exploration, satellites and aspirations of being a space diplomat, Stephanie has significant experience working with the government and interagency on collaborating and conducting partner outreach with the non-profit and private sectors to engage in activities internationally (and especially in emerging markets); which has resulted in long term global opportunities. Stephanie has a Masters in International Science and Technology Policy, Space Policy, and a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies.


Sophie Pascoe, Project Manager, Menzies School of Health Research
Dr Sophie Pascoe is a researcher with experience in project management, monitoring and evaluation, and ethnographic fieldwork. She has worked in Papua New Guinea and Bougainville since 2014 in public health, gender and social inclusion, environmental governance and peacebuilding. Her research interests include Indigenous health, climate change, knowledge production and policy translation.

Sophie has a PhD in Anthropology and Geography from the University of Melbourne and Bachelor of International Studies (Honours), University of Queensland.


 Ty Morrissey, Director, Morrissey Consulting International
Currently living in Jakarta (Indonesia), Ty Morrissey provides input into the design and development of appropriate Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Frameworks for development funded activities to clients such as the Australian Government (DFAT), the World Bank, Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the International Labour Organisation (ILO). As a Monitoring and Evaluation specialist, he has had an international career living in countries like Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Mongolia and many more!

Ty has a Masters of Evaluation from University of Melbourne, MBA from University of Canberra, and a Bachelor of Arts (Development Studies), Politics and Economic from ANU.


Sarah Teitt, Deputy Director Asia Pacific Centre for the Responsibility to Protect (R2P)
Dr Sarah Teitt is an Australian Research Council DECRA Senior Research Fellow and Deputy Director of the Asia Pacific Centre for the Responsibility to Protect in the School of Political Science and International Studies, University of Queensland. The Asia Pacific Centre for R2P is a joint initiative of the University of Queensland and the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade to deepen knowledge and advance policy on R2P and mass atrocities prevention in the Asia Pacific region. Sarah's research focusses on Chinese foreign policy in relation to international intervention, peace building and humanitarian emergency response, and on the politics of genocide and mass atrocity prevention in the Asia Pacific region.



About HASS Career Seminar Series

The HASS Career Seminar Series invites HASS industry and alumni to participate in online panel discussions where students have the opportunity to ask questions and learn how the panel used their HASS degrees and skills to help them transition into careers after graduation.

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Online via Zoom.